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Articles from the October 23, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 23, 2015

County officials: Road to new jail slow, deliberate

As Cheyenne County moves toward constructing a new jail, officials say they are deliberately moving slowly to ensure a new facility is prudent, economical and sensible. Earlier this week, the board of commissioners approved an agreement with D.A....

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 23, 2015

Fire destroys Sidney home

A structure fire on Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage to a single-dwelling trailer in Sidney. The Sidney Volunteer Fire Department responded to the residence in the 2300 block of Jackson...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 23, 2015

Authorities seeking two men in unrelated cases

Cheyenne County law enforcement agencies are looking for two men who are wanted in separate cases and who may be in the area. Wyatt Coleman, 28, is wanted on a felony warrant from Colorado, said...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 23, 2015

Day off full of fun

Cool Kids Club/No Limits hosted an all-day event at North Elementary on Friday. The theme of the day was "energy" with a focus on alternative sources. According to program director Coleen Langdon,...

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    October 23, 2015

Across The Fence: Final Days of the Nez Perce War

The battle at Big Hole was a devastating loss for the Nez Perce. They had been unprepared for Colonel John Gibbon's surprise attack believing, as Looking Glass had assured, that by leaving Idaho...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 23, 2015

Jared Truetken joins Points West Community Bank as ag lender

Jared Truetken has joined Points West Community Bank as an agricultural loan officer. "We are excited and privileged to have Jared join our team," said bank president Bruce Batt. "With many years of...

 Community    October 23, 2015

Community Calendar 10-23-15

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters... Full story

 By Jim Nichols    Community    October 23, 2015

God's immunization plan

My wife and I just recently received our annual fall flu shot, and it got me to thinking about how the vaccine and immunization program has played an important role in avoiding many harmful diseases. I would like to use the vaccination process as a...

 Community    October 23, 2015

Good Old Days 10-23-15

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'County...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 23, 2015

Storm posts pair of wins

Creek Valley High School’s volleyball squad posted a pair of victories at home Thursday when it hosted a triangular against South Platte and Garden County. The Storm downed South Platte 25-20, 25-20 and then dispatched Garden County 25-12, 25-16....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 23, 2015

Leyton loses in five sets at home

The Leyton High School volleyball team lost a tough, five-set match Thursday night against visiting Crawford. The Lady Warriors fell 25-15, 13-25, 25-21, 17-25, 17-15. Leyton slipped to 19-8, while Crawford improved to 10-11. “This was a...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 23, 2015

STATE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sidney girls capture 3rd at state

The Sidney High School girls’ cross country team captured third place at Friday’s Class C State Cross Country Championships at Kearney Country Club. Led by senior Jami Flores’ 13th-place finish, the Lady Raiders had four runners cross the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 23, 2015

Sidney's Blauert earns Super-State honor

Sidney High School’s Rachel Blauert has been selected to the 2015 Nebraska Coaches Association Girls’ Golf Super-State/All-State Team. Blauert finished in a tie for fifth at the Class B state championships last week. She shot rounds of 86 and...